Archive for arctic

Transport Canada Looks into UAS for Surveying Country’s Arctic

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UAO Staff on Mar 09, 2016

Public Works and Government Services Canada is seeking feedback on the acquisition of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for Transport Canada to use for surveying the Canadian Arctic. Transport Canada says it is looking for at least one UAS capable [Read More]

Multi-Rotor UAS Autonomously Flies in Arctic Near North Pole

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UAO Staff on Aug 18, 2015

Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute recently programmed a multi-rotor unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to fly autonomously through remote expanses of the Arctic Ocean and land on an ice floe. Engineers on board the institute's research icebreaker Polarstern specially programmed [Read More]

Insitu Conducts Arctic Search-and-Rescue UAS Demos for Coast Guard

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UAO Staff on Aug 06, 2015

Insitu recently conducted search-and-rescue (SAR) demonstrations with its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in the Arctic. The July 13-15 demonstrations, from Oliktok Point at the North Slope of Alaska, were part of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Research and Development [Read More]

Coast Guard Seeks to Conduct Arctic UAS Missions

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UAO Staff on Apr 06, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced a notice of intent to conduct research with Houston-based energy company Conoco Phillips Co. (COP) for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) operations. In a notice posted on the Federal Register, the Coast Guard is requesting [Read More]